Join us as a Purchase Ledger Team Lead and you’ll become part of the leading kitchen specialist in Europe.
What you’ll be doing
You’ll be instrumental to the day to day running of the Purchase Ledger department; leading a small team of Purchase Ledger Clerks to ensure action is taken on reconciling statements in line with company policy and being the main point of contact for escalating queries. Being hands-on you’ll proactively manage a number of suppliers including processing all invoices in a timely and accurate manner ensuring we achieve KPI’s whilst establishing and maintaining close working relationships with the purchasing department, key suppliers, business unit finance teams and other key stakeholders. You’ll manage a small team reporting on performance and current status of suppliers. Working closely with the Purchase Ledger Manager you’ll review your team’s performance against agreed KPI’s and agreeing areas for improvement and recognising success. You’ll review weekly payment runs, manual payment requests and approve FI invoices and drive continuous improvement within the team to achieve the best use of our systems.
How you will qualify for the role
With around 13,000 invoices processed by the team each month it’s essential that you can work fast whilst ensuring your work is accurate. You could already have experience supervising/managing a team or maybe you’re ready for that next step. You must have experience of using an ERP system and even better if you have used SAP, you’ll be doing a lot of reporting too and working daily with Microsoft Word and Excel, we’ll expect you to be proficient and be able to do V-Look ups and Pivot tables. You’ll be able to communicate well within the team, motivate them and present your work and ideas clearly and accurately.
What you’ll get in return
You’ll discover a rewarding team environment; excellent career and development opportunities and a competitive salary. Benefits also include pension and life assurance; 23 days holidays (rising to 25 with 5 years’ service); discounts with various retailers and a generous colleague discount on our kitchen products
Who are we?
Join us and you’ll be part of more than 15 strong brands including Magnet, Rixonway, Gower and Commodore Kitchens. We make sure our people have room to learn, evolve, and grow their skills